• 500 Festival Mini Marathon **** CANCELLED ****
    Sat 05-02 7:30am - 2:00pm

    INDIANAPOLIS (March 18, 2020) – The 500 Festival is suspending all planned, in-person events scheduled through May 9, 2020. The suspension of these events is in accordance with the CDC’s updated guidance to cancel, postpone or provide virtual options for all large events for the next 8 weeks in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The 500 Festival is doing everything possible to minimize the economic impact and ramifications that will be experienced as a result of canceling these in-person events.

  • 500 Festival Parade - *** CANCELLED ***
    Sat 05-23 11:30am - 2:30pm

    Hello MICHAEL,

  • American Diabetes Association Tour-de-Cure
    Sat 06-06 7:30am - 12:30pm

    The location and routes for the 2020 event are all new. There will be 23 & 62 mile bike routes AND a 5K & 10K Run/Walk going simultaneously. The event begins at the Celebration Plaza along the White River, adjacent to the Indianapolis Zoo. Hams are stationed along the Road Route and at the Aid Stations. Hams will report to NCS any requests for Medical Support, when the Lead Bicyclist passes, and when the Last Bicyclist passes.

    To volunteer as an emergency communicator, _____________________________.

  • Indianapolis Half Marathon in Lawrence
    Sat 10-03 7:00am - 1:00pm

    This is the 25th Annual Indianapolis Half-Marathon held in Lawrence, IN, old Ft. Harrison area.
    It is a 13.1 mile and 5K/Run-Walk.

    If you would like to work this as an Emergency Communicator, contact ____________________.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Bike Ride: BikeMS Indiana
    Sat 10-10 7:00am - 5:00pm

    Marion County ARES is assisting with this years' BikeMS.

    The ride begins and ends at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. We will need amateur radio operators to provide communications at rest stops in Boone, Hamilton, and Tipton Counties, to track the progress of the riders through the event, and to serve as Net Control operators.

  • Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
    Sat 11-07 7:30am

    Full 26.2 mile marathon starting and ending in downtown Indianapolis.

    To volunteer as Ham Radio support, contact Noel Mortier at